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Nov 25 2017

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Churchill Downs Saturday November 25 (Two Year Old Day) By the Numbers

. Saturday, November 25, Churchill Downs. It was an exciting Two Year Old Day at Churchill, with 12 races dedicated to 2yo’s, highlighted by the Golden Rod G2 for fillies and Kentucky Jockey Club G2 for all 2yos. But you may be surprised at who put up the best numbers on this day. . One […]

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Santa Anita Sat.Sep.30 Grid: 5 G1’s including Frontrunner and 4 horse Zenyatta stakes

5 G1 graded stakes races are set for Saturday Sep.30 at Santa Anita, including the now 4-horse Zenyatta stakes, Chandler, Frontrunner, Rodeo Drive, and Awesome Again. . Obsessive Kentucky Derby handicappers like me who try to figure it out at least 6 months early will have eyes on the Frontrunner G1. . Yes Baffert has […]

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Kentucky Derby Aftermath: Quarterbacking began weeks beforehand

. Monday, May 8 Churchill Downs . In the aftermath of the Kentucky Derby, there are plenty of Monday morning armchair quarterbacks with hindsight of 20/20. But why don’t you listen to somebody that knew what he was talking about beforehand, and won a 50 cent trifecta for $4100 (before they took out taxes sigh) […]

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Major Kentucky Derby Preps 1997-Present

. Monday, May 1 Churchill Downs . Major Preps for the Kentucky Derby . I wanted to do a short video about this but maybe I’ll roll it into just one Derby preview video with some other factors involved. Time is limited right now leading up to the Derby. It’s definitely worth some coverage. . […]

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2017 Kentucky Derby Final 1/4 Mile Times in Contender Preps

. Monday, April 24 Churchill Downs . We’re doing things a bit differently and will be sharing some new tidbits of information every day leading up to the Kentucky Derby. . One of the factors in the Derby Grid is the Final 1/4 mile times in the final preps of the Derby contenders, which is […]

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Doug’s Double Derby Dozen April 17, 2017

. Monday, April 17, 2017 Churchill Downs . This week had some more turmoil in the rankings, as Classic Empire made a classic comeback from injury, providing the fastest and decisive closing kick in the Arkansas Derby, and proving why he was the 2yo champ. . . Thus, he vaults back into number one in […]

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Arkansas Derby G1 April 15th Last Chance for Kentucky Derby Entry

Saturday, April 15 Hot Springs, Ark . It’s the biggest and last day of meet for Oaklawn Park today, as they will run 12 races, with 3 graded stakes, and culminating in the famous Trails End 14 furlong battle of attrition. The highlights of the day are the stakes races, including the G1 Oaklawn Handicap […]

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Doug’s Double Derby Dozen- April 10 2017

. Monday, April 10 Churchill Downs . This week bears some more changing in the rankings as usual. Unlike last year, when the top 5, 10, etc, remained fairly static, it’s very dynamic this year, as there are new winners every week, that haven’t won anything significant before. . One that did win a major […]

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Doug’s Double Derby Dozen April 3, 2017

. Monday, April 3, 2017 Churchill Downs . This week we keep the top 3 intact, despite 5 new championship series winners since the last top 24, two weeks ago. Gunnevera stays on top despite losing the Florida Derby, a race he didn’t need to win, and probably could not have with Always Dreaming having […]

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Kentucky Derby Futures Pool 4 Grid PP’s April 1 2017

. Saturday, April 1 Churchill Downs . Kentucky Derby Futures Pool 4 is underway. Here is the Grid of past performances, minus any performances in the Louisiana or Florida Derby this weekend, which you can look up the results of. . Download Kentucky Derby Futures Pool Grid Here now

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